Obinwanne Okeke, Invictus Group CEO, who is popularly known as Invictus Obi, was arrested at the Dulles International Airport, while leaving the United States, TOPNAIJA can report.
According to information obtained from the US federal court in Virginia, US, Okeke was scheduled to return to Nigeria four days after a complaint was filed against him at the court, and was arrested at the airport, just before he got on the flight to Nigeria.
An order of detention pending trial was filed on August 2, 2019, on the grounds that “by a preponderance of evidence that no condition or combination of conditions of release will reasonably assure the defendant’s (Okeke) appearance as required”.
A source familiar about the matter told TopNaija via mail that “the attached court documents from the US federal court in Norfolk, Virginia confirm that Okeke was indeed arrested by the FBI, on August 6 at the Dulles International Airport”.
According to his arrest warrant obtained by TopNaija, he was taken for violation of US laws as it concerns “conspiracy to commit computer fraud” and “conspiracy to commit wire fraud”.